DL Prospect Jackson Checks Out Auburn

Defensive lineman Jeremiah Jackson is a prospect to watch for the 2010 signee class.

Hoover, Ala.--Jeremiah Jackson is one of the more interesting football prospects in the state of Alabama for the 2010 signee class.

The defensive tackle was impressive as a junior when he made 64 tackles and five quarterback sacks and the offers are coming in from a variety of colleges, including one from Auburn where he was a visitor for the Tigers' A-Day spring game.

"I enjoyed the visit," Jackson says. "I was impressed with how good the players are and how good the game was. I was really impressed with everything I saw."

Auburn assistant Tommy Thigpen is recruiting Jackson and the lineman says he likes the new Auburn coach. "He is a really nice guy and he showed me around," the lineman says.

Jackson says he currently checks in at 6-1, 250 pounds, but expects to be bigger by the time he is in college. "I am still growing," he says. "I am just 16."

The lineman is currently in spring training. "I have been working hard," he says as he prepares for his final year of high school football. "I don't want to have too many expectations. I just want to keep working every day. I am very excited about my senior season."

Jackson, who says he wants to study law in college, says he is an "A's and B's" student. He notes that he appreciates the early offers from a variety of colleges including SEC schools such as Arkansas, Ole Miss and Vanderbilt.

"I am praying about every school," he says. "I don't have a favorite right now. I am concentrating on getting finished with spring football and as soon as that is over I will be narrowing it down."


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